Explain BEEP?

The BEEP stands for Blocks Extensible Exchange Protocol. BEEP is an alternative to HTTP and FTP. BEEP is determined as building new protocols for the variety of applications such as instant messaging, network management, file transfer. It is termed as new Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) which is layered directly over TCP.

Some of the Build-in features of BEEP protocol are listed below:

  • Authentication
  • Security
  • Error handling
  • Initial Handshake Protocol